Alpine gentian Gentiana nivalis
|Status||Amber - Vulnerable and Near-Threatened|
|Best Time to See||July, August, September|
This sweet 'gentian of the snows' is among the botanical gems of Ben Lawers, the highest of the Perthshire hills.
Its piercing blue star-like flowers open only in sunshine.
Rock ledges at 900 metres.
Best time to see
Flowers from July to September.
Did you know?
County Flower of Perthshire. It is also known as the snow gentian.